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in asia; tapping into google and yahoo's internal networks. new reports on the breadth of n.s.a. surveillance stoke outrage at home and abroad. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this thursday, iraq's prime st vits washington asking for help to stem a recent spate of bloodshed. >> ifill: and while abraham lincoln is widely revered as the man who kept the union together, a new book looks at his little known legacy as a ground- breaking foreign-policy president. >> lincoln had to deal with a series of crises over the course of his presidency from france, from britain, from spain, even russian ships showed up off the atlantic coast. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support
this week the nsa site and information from google and yahoo google says its outrage from their data centers. um would you think is religious in tow. u s credibility as a neutral steward of the internet as was the syracuse university professor was quoted as saying that it is a tainted as the damage. yes it is at an industry stand off and end the year and a backlash by the germans but i was thinking beyond on the issue off the european reaction we've had many fans expect see this is not new it's not surprising you knew that if unexamined. he did say that i'm wondering how much of the europeans its lead off the end or in cooperation with the us coming out with the sleek scene where is the head with the european and it snowed in with the fans and it snowed. this is busier this comes out with the us added that he pays attention to stand to get outside and the variety senior director who was just saying you will see it because the u p europeans are behind again. what it means they don't have to go as you know you you cannot possibly deadly than the dts he would not want to do this chance to coope
counterparts say they're worried after he said they joined the nsa to spy on citizens. to connect google and yahoo and their centers around the world. what kind of backlash is the british counterpart worried about in the latest reports? >> >> well, they're worried primarily that there may be ill legality involved and breached privacy laws in europe. memos in which they said, if this gets out, we're going to shake public confidence, and there may be issues in regards to the legality of what they're doing. of course, gchq is a huge operation. they work hand-in-hand with the nsa. and they're not bound by american laws nor british laws. and they played off of one other in terms of international monitoring. and it's also interesting to note here in europe that there is already a court case being put to the european human rights about this issue whether the intelligence agencies have broken the law. >> 1.5 million cameras located across london and every one is being watched all the time. are they concerned that they might not be able to withstand the type of scrutiny that the nsa has been deal
new types of enciption to protect messages from snoops, something google spent millions doing. facebook is trying to stay a step ahead. now the senate intelligence committee is set to tighten the rules. >> these are the slides leaked by whistleblower edward snowden in june. as long as the national security agency or the federal bureau of investigation are 51% sure that the user is foreign, their emails, audio and video chats, photographs and documents are all theirs for the searching. this >> carefully worded denials followed from the companies, arguing that they give specific information to the u.s. government as legally required on a case-by-case basis. these assurances have been left irrelevant with the news and release of a new slide showing that the n.s.a. bypassed this system, gaining entry to yahoo and google's data centres by breaking into their fibre optic cables. u.s. citizens no longer receive protections as all the information is considered foreign. >> the real concern is the government uses the tapping of overseas cablings as a back door. >> one thing is clear - a
, apple. the other big success story, google. it cannot incorporate high-priced stocks. the stock price shouldn't mean anything. it's the company's market capitalization and determine the s&p 500. but had this dow jones industrials industrial average b, had it incorporated the likes of apple and google instead of some of the old world companyings, the dow would be far higher than it is today. so if anything, the investor mood is demonstrated. they drop investor sentiment as a huge psychological plus. >> cisco, performance drainer, aig, bank of america, hewlett packard, and alcoa. >> these companies were in the dow. sills co-is still in the dow. aig with the bailout in the dow. alcoa a few weeks ago in the dow, an old smokestacker. instead of being able to bend the methodology to include the important flights of google, they don't include nike, goldman sachs, bank of america, they included a few years ago. they had to kick out because the stock price is so low. this might all be a tempest in the teapot. in the end, can you ma'ammingen if we were able to say, dow, 20,000 every night. that
about seizing opportunities. you know, a couple years ago, let's say 2004-2005, google goes public. right away its market capitalization is many times amazon. it kind of looked like jeff selected one office least inspiring business models of the new age. but during that time and e-bay is valued more highly annsome. he refuses to stand still and says to his employees if we're going to get out of this we have to innovate our way out. >> rose: out of what. >> get out of being a low margin business whose employees are fleeing to more resourceful and better capitalized competitors. it's during that time we see the beginning of the cloud business, we see amazon beginning to invent the kindle. so he really, you know, sees these opportunities before a lot of his competitors do. and then pushes his company to achieve them. >> rose: so what makes amazon great? >> you know i would say it starts with jeff. his drive, like bill gates or larry page or steve jobs. he has high standards. the fact he pushes everyone around him to operate at their best. and i think the fact that he's developed a c
to hear about the tech giants and nsa spying. google says it's outraged. this is "around the world" on cnn. i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm michael homes. thanks for your company today. welcome to our international viewers. >> waiting for the white house briefing, they'll respond to the latest nsa spying allegations and expect to comment on the problems with the obama care website. live as soon as it happens. keep a close eye on the white house. >>> we're all familiar with when you get on the plane, shut off your cell phone, turn off the gadgets, anything with a power button, turn it off. it's been that way for years but things are about to change. at least in the u.s. >> yes. federal airline officials made this big announcement today. just a couple of hours ago. looks like the airline's going to have to change the preflight videos. >> clear. insert mobile phones and electronic devices are turned off. if you're -- >> i love that little video there. delta, chris lawrence, reagan national airport. i'm one of the people in the back of the plane on my phone trying to get the last bit in here, if
on companies signing on as well? how does that work? >> well, in theory, companies like google, yahoo! and mike soft will don't the dark mail protocol. and the people behind this company say well, in three or four years some of the bigger names will sign on and will use our infrastructure and they will be able to send e-mails. but are those companies necessarily going to sign on? that's a really difficult question because those companies are making all of their money off of their user. if you're concerned about privacy it's absolutely horrible. the reason these services are free is because they're able to peruse your content and target you with ads and make a buck invading your privacy. and that's exactly why it's free. so are people going to pay for a service that's going to be maybe not as convenient? >> i'm sure -- how much do we expect something like that to be? >> like price-wise? >> yeah. >> there was a study from 2011 that just initiating just that extra step of being able to get information decode within more extra time over cost 15% over sending a traditional message over the internet.
they could find and then whenever destroyed they would take them down and disappear from to coerce. -- google immerse a crowd source synchronized bombing a system that the pentagon spent billions of dollars the school kids are on the ground because they have access to connectivity that would have been impossible three of four years ago. as far as i can tell talking to kids on the ground those on the french task force at no time did they ever talk to each other it was self synchronized based on what they could figure out. a second example is a little more analog. in syria last your for a couple of bad agencies we start to see these little or merge vehicles appearing one of them was 6 feet longer than three fell wide with arbor on the outside. it had a machine gun mounted on top to be controlled remotely with a series of video cameras mounted on the outside actually the. pro on the top then inside was a flat screen tv in the whole thing driving the vehicle and the control was run through the flat screen television through the game boy. this is a backyard workshop. it does not make sense to have
island that has been linked to google. a statement says coast guard personnel have been on board for routine inspections and to make sure compliance with applicable safety, security and environmental protection regulations. the coast guard did not say if the barge belonged to google. >>> it is 7:11. making sure b.a.r.t. trains keep running, what's happening today to confirm that will happen for at least four more years. >>> plus, who released disturbing videos of mentally ill prisoners and how the corrections department justifies this action. >>> good morning, right now, we are still looking at commutes that are a little bit rougher than normal. but we're also looking at some good ones. i'll help you separate between the two. >>> well, clear skies here on november 1st, and if you live in san francisco, you probably realize there was no rain in october. what does that mean. we'll have the stats coming up. ♪ yeah, i dream about bacon. [sfx] wham! so i'm bringing back the blt cheeseburger combo. a juicy jumbo beef patty loaded with hickory smoked bacon and melting cheese plus frie
and where google and apple are going next. >>> hey there, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." here's what's happening now. nearly a year after his defeat in the presidential election, mitt romney is back blasting obama care despite comparisons between that law and romney care in massachusetts. >> why do you reject the comparison, the compliment from president obama this week when he says obama care based on romney care and that's the right way to go? >> well, i think the president failed to learn the lessons that came from the experience in massachusetts. first of all, the massachusetts experience was a state-run plan. the right way to deal with health care reform is not to have a one size fits all plan that's imposed on all the states. >> the current democratic governor of massachusetts, deval patrick, also appeared on "meet the press." here's what he said. >> we've got a rollout problem. it's been, what, three or four weeks? it took us two years to get our website right in massachusetts. now we have virtually universal coverage. i and many others have been saying the presi
hot are google's. >> smart phone? the next cuss five debuted yesterday and sold out. it was announced on a block post. minutes later, it had run out of inventory. >> today's a big day for the auto industry and car lovers. major automakers are releasing monthly sales physician in hours. october sales are expected to be strong. one analyst predicts big numbers from g.m. >> there was speculation they would be the do as well as they did, so you saw a little bump in their stock. when you look at the brand itself, the product purchased, the clock and g.m.c. chevrolet product, could not assumers are buying. their profit margins will probably come out strong at the end of the year. >> lower sales in september, look for rebound in october's numbers. >> i don't want to think about the shopping days. we're smacked in the face everywhere we go. i do want to talk about the government shutdown. did that affect sales? >> a lot say it affected the psychology of buyers. other folks say well, at the same time, everyone knew that a deal would eventually be brokered in washington. interest rates were low
, along with google and red hat and dozens of others. >>> edward snowden, offering to help germany in the suspected phone tapping of merkel. giving him a letter to give to the chancellor. he called the actions of the u.s. government harmful and offered to visit germany to help in its investigation. >> >> and meantime, john kerry has acknowledged that the u.s. overstepped it's boundaries. he defended the nsa's work, and he said that it was party that the agency had gone beyond what was necessary to keep the country safe >> in some cases, i acknowledge as does the president that some of these actions have gone too far, and we'll make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> the president is going to cairo on sunday, the day before morsmore so -- >> the rising tension of the region, israeli war planes are striking on syria. >> israel is not confirming flor denying the reports, they don't usually comment on these. we have had reports of alleged israeli airstrikes in syria. one in january, and that was believed to be on a convoy carolinaing hezbollah. and in october, reports of
says she has been sited because she wore her google glassings when she was driving. she was quote, driving with monitor visible to driver. the law was meant to stop drivers from watching tvs or other devices that might destruct them. but the woman says her glasses weren't on at the time. >>> officials are breaking ground on the nation's first high-speed rail system. the details are straight ahead. ♪ >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. here is a look at krour top stories. iraq's prime minister meeting with president obama at the house with this afternoon. the two leaders are expected to discuss how to end the vie lengs that has killed thousands of iraq dwlis year. >> new evidence shows that just 248 people signed up for health care coverage in the first two days of the prom rollout. >>> after years of infighting the united states is finally catching up with europe and asia. california building what you are seeing right now, a high speed rail system. people will be able to travel to los angeles to san fran in less than two hours. the system will then expand to sacramento to sa
it is unlikely to have a major impact on sales. >>> many suspect google is behind the structures being built in the san francisco bay and off portland, maine. there is speculation they will be marketing centers for google glass. company's cutting edge computer and you wear like eyeglasses. google is being tight-lipped about the project. >>> surfing record for the tallest wave ever. the brazilian caught this monster off the coast of portugal. break the world record of 78 feet. guinness world record says it is waiting to receive his claim. >>> coming up, my interview with the house intelligence committee chairman mike rogers. i will ask him if u.s. spying now out of control. plus, lawmakers prepare to grill the health and human services secretary over the obama care rollout debacle. i will speak with the committee chairman. the man who will host the hearings tomorrow. he is standing by to join us. max and penny kept our bookstore exciting and would always come to my rescue. but as time passed, i started to notice max just wasn't himself. and i knew he'd feel better if he lost a little weight.
a site reliability engineer who is currently on leave from google and personnel from other tech companies like red hat and oracle. the site is back to normal as in normally terrible, awful. after crashing again yesterday. the administration has vowed to get it working smoothly by the end of november. now let's move on to our political panel. fathers often play prominent roles for politicians, whether it's dynastic dads like george h.w. bush or prescott bush or joe kennedy or the fathers that color the inspirational family stories so common on the campaign trail. ted cruz's dad, pastor rafael cruz is of the latter variety, staple of the tea party favorite stump speech and is the texas senator's personal symbol of the american dream. what do you do as a politician when your dad says something like this. >> we need to send barack obama back to chicago. i'd like to send him back to kenya. >> back to kenya? what? a spokesman for senator cruz told mother jones magazine, the left-leaning magazine that broke the story, quote, these selective quotes taken out of context mischaracterize the substan
in and around the pond. last tuesday on the potty but it's the secret behind google's looking structures in san francisco plays repealed the four storey high apologists will travel up and down america's coastline promoting the new wearable going to losses for the details and online right now. see fit so healthy so cool. his protests in pakistan has beaten the railroad to the us trend strike killed the country's taliban leader this week. it happened just today before a government delegation was set to start negotiations with the group the country's known high security alert to the fizz medicines could retaliate. pakistan's interior minister accused washington of sabotaging efforts to end the violence and neglect the tortoise that he believes it is the pakistani people who paid the price. i miss the walks i was in washington d c only having back pain has spoken to president obama to get a bit of confidence regarding the download process and it also made a request with the drone attacks to stop because with every kid i live on fox on admitted that the condition of the two of the facts must come to
. >> the administration has called in experts from google and other tech giants to help fix the obama care website and say the site should be fixed by the end of november. >>> here is something for you to consider if you're going over open enrollment options for your health insurance. the obama administration is loosening rules covering flexible spending accounts. cnn's christine romans joins us from new york with more. good morning, clis teen. christine. >> good morning, carol. this is a great time to figure out how much money you should set aside pre-tax dollars to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses. the treasury department saying you will be able to roll over $500 a year if necessary. remember that use it or lose it rule, for years if you put money in the flexible spending account and didn't use all of it you lost it. now you will be able to carry over $500 into the next year. there is some 14 million americans who use these flexible spending accounts, also called fsas, so this will affect an awful lot of people. you will be able to roll that over. it should be noted the limits have changed, used to be
or not they are using google translator at the cia as opposed to training people in speaking and understanding of arabic. >> it's too big a net. literally knowing what goes on in the countries and understanding language and cultures. >> that's what we should do and that we are not. >> let me ask you about president obama. he walked into office, insisting he'd repair relationships with allies. rick, do you think these making a bigger mess. >> i think he's got an incompetent state department and secretary of state as we saw during the syrian crisis. whatever your point of view was on whether we should or should not hit syria and being wrong-footed by a reporter and set up by putin, who parades as the peacemaker and defender of civil liberties - something doesn't work here. that, to me speaks to incompetence on the part of the barack obama administration. i don't think they have thought these things through. i don't think he thinks through what he says before he said it. >> with the president. >> the arabs - his famous speech in cairo, where he spoke for an opening up. don't forget, he stopped in riad befo
, google play, xb ox, playstation, or direct to our website. >> what does it cost them? >> what does it cost them? i have a low price point. i think it is $3.99 to rent. 999 to own. >> what makes this a success to you? -- aat makes this it success is not financial. is it provoking thoughtful and reflective relationships and conversations, if you will? that was the motivation -- change the political discourse .n the country in a way basically, making a small contribution and being on shows like this is what helps us do that more than even the film itself. >> here is d.j. talking about what he really wants to do in life. >> becoming president or running for president was always, you know, my main ambition in high school, and it was something that i always wanted to do, but when you are a president, a politician, you never get to see your family. the weight of the world is on your shoulders. you will never see me in the white house. i can promise you that. you have to be sick in the head to want to be president. i am-- next month transferring to ministry training college. it is a tiny c
. or on facebook or google+. you can find us on twitter. see you next time. >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. here are the stories we're following to you. e.u. leaders are coming to america to get answers about the nsa spying allegations. >>> it is a year ago from super storm sandy, and people are still trying to recover. >>> and storms bearing down on europe, canceling hundreds of flights. >> europe is looking for answers concerning u.s. surveillance programs as more
left irrelevant sholling the number of sa -- showing the nsa has bypassed this, breaking into googles and yahoo!'s cables. citizens no longer receive protection awes all information is -- as all information is considered foreign. >> the government backs into the cables as a backdoor to get around the complaints. >> one thing is clear - any data protections that do exist are only for u.s. citizens. >> if you are not a citizen, if you are a non-american outside the united states, basically they have a free pass do what they like. >> the white house derives the authority from executive order 12333 which places no restrictions on the ability of intelligence agencies to monitor communications of noncitizens, and a u.s. supreme court ruling from 1990 finding the constitutional protection against search and sooezure is not applicable to foreigners overseas. whistle blower edward snowden revealed far from safe guarding citizens' data some governments help the nsa. >> it may about be foreign agencies are willing when their citizens were in the dark. the question now is whether there'll be pres
. and down here in what was when google took these pictures a dry creek bed, you saw what that water was doing that that bus there. it was a terrifying afternoon. i just got word, greta, that the parents have now been allowed to come pick those kids up. a harrowing day in douglass, kansas but the kids are okay. >> that's the good news. shep, thank you. more news tonight about obama care. individual lawmakers both republican and democrat making a big decision, whether to put their own staff in the healthcare exchanges or not. so who is and who is not? well, that's the big mystery. you >> well, today is the day each senator and house member having to make a big decision is obama care that's supposed to be good enough for you, the american people, good enough for capitol hill staffers. republican senator john cornyn joins us. nice to see you sir. >> good to see you, greta. >> your staff obama care or no obama care. >> unfortunately obama care as long as it's the law of the land. we had a vote in the last little kerfuffle over the last continuing resolution whether we would eliminate thi
the will be used for. probably floating showrooms for google glass or top secret data centers cooled by sea water. come on. what? >> they need that cooling -- it works. >> this is the coolest thing ever. have you ever flown with the blue angels. >> i have seen them. >> fly over before the navy notre dame football game today in south bend. it's the first public appearance for the angels since their funding was cut by the sequester back in april. >> we have been shut down for quite some time. community outreach across the country. >> thank goodness. squadron back in the air in 2014 performing in 65 shows across the country. it is something to see. >> those guy amazing. >> they are. get it over to rick reichmuth for a look at the fall first alert forecast which we are finally experiencing. >> i need some expertise from you, clayton. most people use iphones as alarm clocks. >> >> yeah. >> there is always this thing on the night the daylight savings changes is your iphone going to work in the morning? >> it should about five software updates ago they fixed that issue where people were not waking up on
2002 or france or italy or spain or asian league companies but you don't mess with apple or google and they're upset they've put the defense in a -- the administration in a defensive position. they've lost -- on this one they've lost dianne feinstein, the chairman of the senate intelligence committee who's been a staunch defender. the argue that secretary kerry made, we've stopped airliners from being shot down, we've stopped assassinations by being blown up and you can't prove that without compromising your own sources. >> but let's distinguish between the big sweeps done in the middle east or pakistan and in berlin. i think it's a cost benefit analysis, it's a matter of prudence. we have a national security apparatus which now numbers hundreds of thousands of people with top secret clearance who do what they can. they do whoever they can and there's not much of a sense of balance and prudence in the costs to that mentality are very high and the transatlantic relationship that is at a low point and even lower potentially after the iraq war debate and asian nations which were upset
's a reasonable time period to take it down. >> so is this why you wrote the other day, "this could make google, facebook, and indeed anyone with a website into a copyright cop"? >> exactly. >> but this is the paradox to me. i mean, as you've just said, stronger copyright and patent protection is the very opposite of free trade. they involve government interference and intervention in the market. they restrict competition. they lead, as you've just said, to higher prices for consumers. how can you describe this as a free-trade agreement? >> i think the free trade idea is what's being used to bully a lot of the countries into it, that if you're not part of this deal you'll somehow be left on the outside. you know, there's a big argument apparently in japan about this right now, that japan is one of the late joiners to the negotiations. and some groups in japan have started objecting. the government's saying, "well, if we don't participate, you know, everybody else will be in and we'll be out." so that's the leverage that america is apparently using to try to get people on board. >> but this is r
to a conference in london via video link. his comments come as youahoo! google, facebook, microsoft and aol unite against nsa spying. they all signed on to a letter urging top senate letters to reform and increase oversight of spying programs. >>> every time we see one of these drug tunnels under the u.s. and members can border, they seem to get more elaborate. this was six football fields long with an electric railroad. they seized cocaine and 17,000 pounds of pot. >>> just when you think you've seen it all, there is this. pumpkins stuffed with cocaine. police in canada say they caught a woman trying to take three pumpkins hollowed out on a plane. upon further inspection they found four and a half pounds of coke inside. >>> lots of bleary-eyed apple fans this morning. they had to get up and get in line early to get their hands on the new ipad air. cnbc's mandy drury is here with what's moving your money. we had one of our producers who took a picture of the line in the very wee hours of the morning. what's going on, mandy? >> yeah, the retail store sales started at 8:00 a.m. this morning and of
with this one, john? jon: i was not. >> i googled it as well. it was a parody and spoofed on mitt romney and barack obama rapping toward each other, two actors poking fun at presidential candidates. jenna: too bad that didn't happen in real life. >> no. i wonder if our president can rap? i haven't seen that. jenna: we'll leave that question to be answered. jon: clearly lady gaga didn't want to shell out for the meat dress budget for this one. this was more down scale award. >> didn't spend money on makeup. wanted to go all natural. she pretended she never took singing lessons. jon is very savvy. jon: that's right, yeah. thanks, julie. >> see ya. jenna: there is new questions following friday's deadly shooting at lax. do security measures need to change at our nation's airports? we're going to speak with a former deputy direct to the tsa, what if anything really should be done in light of what we saw on friday. >>> also as loyal muslim brotherhood supporters push for his freedom, delay in the trial of egypt's ousted president mohammed morsi. the latest from the middle east coming up. [sho
. data and analysis help. it is mostly about diversity. two as i see it -- technology and privacy. google knows a lot more about you and me than the federal government does. do we care about that if their only point is to make sure they know before we do what i want to buy? the other question is more complicated. technology plus threat. in the old days, we could have search warrants. we knew what their phone numbers were. that was the threat. now the threat is much more diffuse. we do not know who we are looking for. we need to do some trolling. how do we do that without violating people's privacy and other rights. that is a big issue. it also has an international dimension. we are doing that trolling abroad as well as at home. we need to work out arrangements with our own public and with our allies and friends and with people who are not always our friends. thank you all. podcast on >> you all did a great job answering questions. >> we will have the live briefing with jay carney once it is underway. president obama will be meeting with iraq he prime minister alba lucky. they ar
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